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Feb 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
over his foreign policy. he says he hopes to transfer the relationship when he meets u.s. president barack obama. relocating the futenma air station will likely be a key issue for japan/u.s. relations. nhk world, okinawa. >>> people living in spain are upset about what they are reading. what's did the accused say? >> they say but have yet to show proof. people in spain are angry. a corruption scandal, even the prime minister is threatening to derail economic reform. more than ten ruling party executives have been taking kick backs for many years. the publication says the prime minister pocketed as much as $30,000 a year from construction firms and other businesses. he allegedly took the money for a dozen years until 2008. spanish citizens are especially furious as the same government is pressing austerity measures upon them hiking their taxes and cutting public servants pay. opposition parties are demanding the prime minister's resignation. they say he's not fit to be leader as the country faces its fiscal crisis. he's denied the allegations. >> translator: i must reiterate what i s
Feb 8, 2013 7:30am EST
it gives more room for chinese government to act more easy monetary policy and also the sfc has introduced increa increased qualifications for foreign institutional investor. they will attract more money from outside china. also in hong kong. so i think this is a positive in the long run. >>> that was the executive director of research at kingston securities in hong kong. >>> now let's take a quick look at currencies as well as tokyo stocks. the euro is lower against the yen the european central bank's president mario draghi expressed caution. the euro yen is squatted at 123.99-02. currently trading -- the dollar is losing ground against the japanese currency currently trading at the he 92 yen level. tokyoo stock prices were lower. the nikkei shed 1.8%. it prompted investors to take profits. leading japanese automakers have raised their annual profit forecast. the yen's fall is helping them to do better in overseas markets. toyota motors, suzuki, mazda and fuji heavy industries revised their estimates up for fiscal 2012 that ends in march. the yen's fall is expected to push up toyota's pro
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
gradually recover, supported by our monetary policy stance. >> draghi said he'll continue monetary easing measures while carefully watching how foreign exchange rates impact the eurozone's economy and prices. he added a positive sign. he said commercial banks paid back over $180 billion of funds the central bank has provided. he said this reflects improvement in the financial market. >>> and now let's get a check on the markets. first, looking at stocks, tokyo share prices are trading lower as investors are taking profits. market sources say the yen's weakness is showing a pause and that the recent stock rally is supported by the slide in the yen. also, thursday's decline in new york is weighing on market sentiment. the nikkei currently trading at 11,226, a loss of 1.1% from thursday's close. now, moving on to currencies, the dollar is little changed against the yen as japan's current account balance figures were in line with market expectations. the dollar against the yen is changing hands at 93.66-71. meanwhile, the euro, that's lower against the yen and that's after the ecb president e
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